• October 2009
  • Vol. 10, No. 8

Child Welfare Research

Recent reports from the child welfare field look at electronic recording in investigations, children in kinship care when a parent is incarcerated, and correlates of infant spanking.

  • Documenting Investigative Child Abuse Interviews
    A recent article in the newsletter of the National Child Protection Training Center reviews research on the reliability and admissibility in court of electronically recorded interviews with child...

  • Kinship Care When Parents Are Incarcerated
    A new report from the Annie E. Casey Foundation looks at the involvement of the child welfare system when parents are incarcerated and children are placed in kinship care. The report, Kinship Care...

  • Linking Spanking to Mothers' Childhood Experiences
    While research generally supports the potential harmfulness of corporal punishment, spanking remains a relatively common practice in the United States, even by parents of infants. A recent study...